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Director's Report-Related Documents: February 2018

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2017 Prince Mahidol Award

Prince Mahidol Award
Prince Mahidol Award Conference
NIH News Release
Award Ceremony Video
Bangkok Post Article
The Nation Article

2 New Director, Division of Genome Sciences
NHGRI Perspective: Prioritizing Diversity

Nature Genetics Article
Genomics and Diversity Reddit AMA
2017 Reddit AMA Recap

4 American Indian and Alaska Native Communities and Genomics Research
5 New Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
6 New Director, National Cancer Institute
7 New Director, National Center for Biotechnology Information
8 New Scientific Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
9 Roderic Pettigrew Departs as Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
10 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award
11 Delay in Common Rule Implementation
12 New Policy on Certificates of Confidentiality (CoCs)
13 NIH Appropriations
Mourning the Loss of Arno Motulsky

New York Times Obituary
UW Medicine Article

15 George Cunningham Visionary Award in Newborn Screening
16 Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine Launched
17 2017 ASHG Awards
18 National Academy of Sciences Award in Molecular Biology
19 Elected to National Academy of Medicine
20 Elected to AAAS
21 New Vice President for Genomic Research at AbbVie
22 2017 Science Breakthrough of the Year Runners Up
23 2017 Nature Science Events that Shaped the Year
24 The Scientist's Top Ten Innovations 2017
Genomes In The News...

White Guinea Yam
Wild Olive
Sea Cucumber
40,000-Year-Old Man from Tianyuan Cave, China
Placid Killer Bees from Puerto Rico
Wheat Progenitor
Two Hot Peppers
Tasmanian Tiger
Beluga Whale
Ancient Alaskan
Sooty Mangabey
Mexican Axolotl
Planarian Flatworm

Genome Sequencing Program

GSP Website
GSP Consortium Website
Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG) Website
Centers for Mendelian Genomics (CMG) Website
GSP Coordinating Center Website
GSP Analysis Centers Website
Public Link of CMG Genes
List of CMG presentations at 2017 ASHG Meeting

Technology Development Program

Technology Development Program Website
Novel Genome Technology Development Program Announcements

ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE) 

ENCODE Program Website
ENCODE Participants
Bauer et al. Publication
Vierstra et al.Publication
Sangama Press Release
Vertex Press Release

Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) Program

CEGS Program Website
Epigenomics Publication

30 Ancestry in the GWAS Catalog
31 PhenX Toolkit: Chinese Translations
Electronic Medical REcords and Genomics (eMERGE) Network

eMERGE Network Program Website
eMERGE Tools
eMERGE Workshop Website
Kullo et al. Publication

Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen)

ClinGen Consortium Website
ClinVar Website

Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER) Program

CSER Program Website
CSER Consortium Website
CSER ASHG 2017 Concurrent Session

Newborn Sequencing In Genomic medicine and public HealTh (NSIGHT)

NSIGHT Program Website
Time Article

Computational Genomics and Data Science Program

Computational Genomics and Data Science Program Website
Alliance of Genome Resources (AGR)

37 4th iDASH Genomic Privacy Challenge
38 Small Business Grants
Human Microbiome Project (HMP)

HMP Program Website
HMP Data Analysis and Coordination Center Website

Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Project (KOMP2)

NIH KOMP2 Program Website
International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium Website
Deafness Publication
Metabolism Publication
SELENBP1 Publication
The Onion Article

Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx)

GTEx Portal
NIH GTEx Program Website
Nature GTEx Collection

Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa)

H3Africa Program Website
H3Africa Funded Awards

Undiagosed Diseases Network (UDN)

NIH UDN Program Website
NHGRI UDN Program Website
UDN Gateway

Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP)

HuBMAP Program Website
RFA-RM-17-025: Transformative Technology Development for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program
RFA-RM-17-027: Tissue Mapping Centers for the Human Biomolecular Atlas Program

Somatic Cell Genome Editing (SCGE)

SCGE Program Website
SCGE Funding Opportunities
NIH Council of Councils Videocast
NIH Council of Councils SCGE Slides

46 NIH Data Commons Pilot Phase
All of Us Research Program

All of Us Research Program Website
All of Us News, Events, & Media
All of Us Website for Submitting Research Questions and Ideas
All of Us Genomics Working Group Report

2017 ASHG Meeting Policy Luncheon: FDA Oversight of Genomics Research

ASHG Policy Luncheon Materials
NHGRI IDE 2016 Workshop

49 National DNA Day
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Exhibition

Exhibition Website
NHGRI Exhibition Website
Exhibition Travel Schedule
Rochester Museum and Science Center

51 Global Genetics and Genomics Community Case Study
52 National Family Health History Day
Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education (ISCC)

ISCC Website
ISCC 7th In-Person Meeting

54 Society for the India Academy of Medical Genetics S.S. Agarwal Oration Honor
55 New Editor in Chief, American Journal of Medical Genetics
NHGRI Intramural Research Highlights

Shaw: "Adult ADHD: An Imbalance Between the Online and Offline Brain"
Shaw: "Multimodal Mapping of the Brain's Functional Connectivity and the Adult Outcome of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder"
Pavan & Loftus: "New Regions of the Human Genome Linked to Skin Color Variation in Some African Populations"
Pavan & Loftus: "Loci Associated with Skin Pigmentation Identified in African Populations"
Kruszka: "NHGRI Researchers and Collaborators Identify Noonan Syndrome in Diverse People"
Kruszka: "Noonan Syndrome in Diverse Populations"

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Posted: February 12, 2018